New York Times, Friday, December 19, 2003

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 120 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Eastern competitor : TWA
4. Regrettably : ALAS
8. Dogma : TENET
13. "I figured it out!" : AHA
14. Huffy : SORE
15. Split off from the band : GOSOLO
16. Goes back to : REVISITS
18. He murdered his brother Bleda : ATTILA
19. Debussy recital piece : REVERIE
20. Research papers : THESES
21. Infuses with bubbles : AERATES
22. Blessed ___ : EVENT
23. Tchaikovsky ballet roles : SWANS
24. After-homework period : TVTIME
28. M. M. Kaye's "The Far Pavilions," e.g. : SAGA
29. Weirdo, in modern slang : FREAKAZOID
33. Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
34. Women, in old parlance : FAIRSEX
35. Austin-to-Dallas dir. : NNE
36. Tiananmen Square figures : DISSIDENTS
38. Antifur org. : PETA
39. Commercial property holder, often : LESSEE
40. Less dicey : SAFER
41. Neighborhood : LOCAL
44. Fixed engine parts : STATORS
46. Heroine of Arthurian romance : ISOLDE
48. "No more!" : IGIVEUP
49. Walked : STRODE
50. In 24 hours : TOMORROW
52. Friend of Dorothy : TINMAN
53. "Bon ___" : SOIR
54. Literary monogram : TSE
55. Talking trash : SASSY
56. Betting parlor subject : ODDS
57. New Testament book: Abbr. : HEB
1. Sully : TAR
2. Words heard after an interruption : WHEREWASI
3. Valedictorians have them : AAVERAGES
4. Liquid ___ : ASSETS
5. Tours locale : LOIRE
6. Puppetry and ventriloquism, e.g. : ARTISTRIES
7. Zaire's Mobutu ___ Seko : SESE
8. Without holding back : TOTHEMAX
9. "The Breakfast Club" actor : ESTEVEZ
10. Babble : NOISE
11. Columnist Goodman : ELLEN
12. Brown bread : TOAST
15. Gangster's gun : GAT
17. Trump with a cameo in "The First Wives Club" : IVANA
21. Syrian leader : ASSAD
25. "The Mysterious Island" author : VERNE
26. "Yum!" : TASTESGOOD
27. Turner and others : IKES
29. Crazes : FADS
30. Generous slice of the pie : ONEFOURTH
31. Throw in, as a question : INTERPOSE
32. Love objects : DEARS
34. Period of unrestricted activity : FIELDDAY
37. Goes downhill : SLALOMS
38. Liber ___ (Roman fertility god) : PATER
40. Relishes : SAVORS
41. Parts of "Dear Santa" letters : LISTS
42. Port of old Rome : OSTIA
43. Foot faults : CORNS
45. Yellowish : TIMID
47. Night of poetry : EEN
48. "Now, was ___ bad?" : ITSO
51. Fly catcher : WEB

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